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Why Financial Fidelity Matters in Marriage

why financial fidelity matters in marriage

Have you ever lied to your spouse about a purchase or hidden money? A poll from the National Endowment for Financial Education found that 2 in 5 Americans admit to lying about or withholding money information from their partner. USA Today reports that 15 million people have admitted to hiding financial information from their spouse, […]

Financial Lessons from the Widow and the Oil

financial lessons from the widow and the oil

Have you ever been faced with an impossible financial situation? Maybe you had an overwhelming amount of debt and no way to pay it off. Perhaps you were diligently trying to save and budget wisely but a medical emergency wiped all your careful planning out. Maybe it wasn’t one “big” thing, but an accumulation of […]

7 Rules for True Riches

Most of the financial principles I live by I learned because I was doing it all wrong. For the majority of my young adult life, and well into my marriage, I was focused on all the wrong things. Being a success in the eyes of the world was the most important thing to me. I […]

Fruits of the Spirit in Our Finances – Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness, and Self-Control

In Galatians 5, we read about the 9 Fruits of the Spirit: “But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things!” These 9 virtues are characteristics of the Holy Spirit living in us and can […]

Fruits of the Spirit in Our Finances – Love, Joy, Peace, and Patience

In Galatians 5, we read about the 9 Fruits of the Spirit: “But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things!” These 9 virtues are characteristics of the Holy Spirit living in us and can […]

Ask Chuck: Lessons From an NFL Quarterback’s Car

Dear Chuck, I’ve been inspired by Washington Redskins quarterback, Kirk Cousins’ frugality. Don’t you think more professional athletes and musicians should set his kind of example? Big Fan of Kirk’s   Dear Big Fan, I not only wish more athletes followed his example, I think all of us could learn from him! Cousins is a […]

3 Steps to a Peaceful Life

What sort of emotions does the holiday season evoke in you? My pastor, Ronnie Batchelor, describes this as the time of year when “…we all experience the familiar unnerving sense that we’re approaching the brink – something akin to the clack-clack-clack-clack ascent of the rollercoaster when couples instinctively grasp each other’s hands and exchange nervous […]

Why Comparison Can Ruin Your Finances…And How to Stop It

Comparison is dangerous – “keeping up with the Joneses” has gone far beyond who has the nicer car or bigger yard. Our society is in an extremely dangerous position when it comes to comparison because of our constant exposure to ads, social media, and TV. Even in Christian circles, we silently compete with one another. […]